P. O Collinson, Dr. MA MB BChir FRCPath MD FACB FRCP edin FESC. Consultant Chemical Pathologist at St George’s Hospital and Professor of Cardiovascular Biomarkers at St George’s University of London. He studied at St Catharine’s College Cambridge (Medicine and Biochemistry) and subsequently at St Thomas Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital. He was Consultant (Chemical Pathology) at the Mayday Hospital, Croydon then transferred to St George’s. He runs the Vascular Risk management service and oversees the Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation service for the Cardiac Department. Published over 220 papers and review articles, 240 abstracts and 15 book chapters. Likes SCUBA diving and photographing sharks. Especially the ones with big teeth.